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Coffin Joint

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STEVE: The coffin joint is encased inside the hoof itself. It is a joint that exists between the third phalanx, or the coffin bone, and the short pastern bone. Another integral part is that the flexor tendon, which runs along … Continue reading

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Broken Bones

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Fractures or broken bones in the lower extremities of the horses usually exist typically somewhere between the radius, right here. Okay. The carpus or the carpal bones, the cannon bone, the fetlock, the pastern, the short pastern or coffin. Fractures … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of The Foot

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STEVE: The anatomy of the horse’s lower limb, or foot, essentially is – on the outside, you have the actual hoof wall itself. This structure right here at the juncture of the skin is called a coronary band. You can … Continue reading

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